WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today marks the sixth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Since its inception in 2012, DACA has granted nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children with temporary relief to stay and work in the United States without fear of deportation.
Washington, DC—After the House passed 38 opioid-related bills this week, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) called on Congress to build on this progress and pass the Opioid Crisis Accountability Act of 2018 (H.R. 5782).
Washington, DC—Today, Hawai‘i’s Congressional Delegation urged President Donald Trump to act swiftly on Governor David Ige’s request for individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Hawai‘i Island residents whose homes have been lost or damaged due to the ongoing Kilauea Volcano eruptions.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today joined the Hawai‘i Congressional delegation, local government officials, small business owners, and educators at the 5th Annual Hawai‘i on the Hill events on Capitol Hill.
Washington, DC—Following President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s agreement committing to the denuclearization of North Korea, Rep.
"Today the #NetNeutrality repeal goes into effect, getting rid of protections that support innovators, small businesses & all who use the Internet to level the playing field.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today joined Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01), Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and many others to celebrate King Kamehameha I and honor the legacy of Senator Daniel K. Akaka.
Washington, DC— In recognition of World Oceans Day, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today called on the people of Hawai‘i and across the country to take action to protect and preserve the world’s oceans for generations to come.
In The News
Stop arming terrorists.
That sounds like something you couldn’t really argue against. Who would argue for arming terrorists?
By: U.S. Congressman Tom Garrett (VA-05)
We, members of the Syrian American community, wholeheartedly support Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s courageous fact-finding trip to Syria in January. With this trip Rep.
The lives of millions of Syrians have been destroyed by a horrific war that has killed hundreds of thousands and forced millions to flee their homeland. I went there last week to see and hear directly from the Syrian people.
Tulsi Gabbard has had a banner year.
Originally published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser: https://www.staradvertiser.com/2016/12/30/hawaii-news/new-federal-law-to-protect-keiki-in-service-ohana/
Originally published in the LA Times: https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-child-abuse-military-20161229-htmlstory.html
Child abuse in the military: Failing those most in need
In September 2011, Army Sgt. 1st Class Crispen Hanson’s commander at Ft. Bliss ordered him into a military treatment program for child abusers.
By Salah Zakkour
As Syrians, we stand with Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard to end the war in Syria, and support her “Stop Arming Terrorists” bill (HR 6504) as the most effective way to bring an end to five years of suffering and bloodshed in our country.
Originally published in the Garden Island: https://thegardenisland.com/news/local/military/wwii-filipino-vet-to-receive-highest-civilian-award/article_15de57c0-8c5c-5549-9e1a-386100087ae7.html
WWII Filipino vet to receive highest civilian award
The island’s last surviving Filipino World War II veteran will soon receive the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Originally published by Hawaii News Now: https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/34068451/wwii-filipino-vets-to-be-recognized-with-congressional-gold-medal-under-new-law
President Obama signs law to recognize WWII Filipino vets
The president has signed into law a measure that will award Filipino veterans of World War II the Congressional Gold Medal.